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Festive fervour on local trains: Celebrations on track for Navratri, Dussehra

For many commuters travelling daily for years on a particular local, Dussehra has special significance. Over a week before the festival, many like Salve contribute some money from their pockets and assign tasks.

One held for pushing woman off train

On August 22, Tripathi, who was headed to her sister's residence in Bengaluru, had boarded a train from platform 17 at CST.


A day in the life of Parveen Khatoon, 12, singer-beggar on Kolkata’s local trains

Every day, Parveen boards trains running between Dum Dum and Sealdah and sings — Kumar Sanu melodies, plus patriotic and devotional numbers. Her mother fears for her safety, but Parveen insists, “I am strong”

Engine of local train on its way to Kalka fails, delays two trains

There was also a problem with the rake-linking of trains due to this.

Train rams into buffer, 5 injured

According to an eyewitness, half of the first coach of the train went through the platform, crossing the bufferzone with a distance of hardly 10 metres from a coffee stall.

Another coach catches fire, officials suspect sabotage

Fire was reported on same train, parked in Badlapur siding, on Oct 6.


Wait for air-conditioned local gets longer

The new Bombardier rakes are expected to be commissioned next month.

Shiv Sena forces rollback in local train fare hike

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is widely expected to form the next government in Maharashtra, which goes to polls in December.

Men who robbed a store,shot at commuter repeat offenders: Cops

Police said the four are repeat offenders.

Woman gives birth to baby boy on local train

A woman gave birth to a baby in a ladies compartment on a local train Tuesday.